Category: Barclays


Banker bonuses face clawblacks up to ten years after wrongdoing

BONUSES of disgraced bankers can be clawed back up to ten years after they have been paid under changes published today by financial regulators. Daily Express By Lana Clements PUBLISHED: 12:46, Tue, Jun 23, 2015 | UPDATED: 13:00, Tue, Jun…

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The parliamentary poodle must bare its teeth more often

The Times Columnists Useable sanctions are needed for those who refuse to give evidence Andrew Tyrie Last updated at 12:01AM, June 18 2015 Not long ago, the power of government looked set to reduce parliament merely to a “dignified” part…

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Please don’t go…

The chancellor may have to drop his tough line over banks to stop HSBC quitting the UK. By The Times Aimee Donnellan and Dominic O’Connell Published: 14 June 2015 Chancellor George Osborne told the Mansion House dinner he wanted banks to keep…

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Rogue bankers join the welfare cheats on Osborne hit list

Author Huw Macartney Lecturer in Political Economy at University of Birmingham Disclosure Statement Huw Macartney does not work for, consult to, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has…

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Finance, banking and markets are one of the UK’s most important sources of wealth but have been run like a whelk stall on Brighton seafront

By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 21:22, 12 June 2015 | Updated: 12:21, 13 June 2015 Alex Brummer is to be a member of the Bank of England’s Open Forum Steering Committee looking at ‘Building Real Markets for…

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Other Countries Bailout Bankers, Iceland Jails Them

by Hiram Crespo on June 30, 2012 in Economy When we grow up we want to be Icelanders! – one of the slogans of the Spanish M-15 Movement Iceland is one of the most beautiful and strange looking places on…

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Banking misconduct bill “unbelievable but true”

Reuters Banking misconduct bill Twenty of the world’s biggest banks have paid more than $235 billion in fines and compensation in the last seven years for a litany of misdeeds, ranging from fines for manipulation of currency and interest rate…

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Banks braced for FBI probe into Fifa ‘bribes’

The Sunday Times Aimee Donnellan Published: 31 May 2015 British lenders prepare to hand over evidence to US prosecutors investigating their role in football corruption scandal. Banks’ behaviour ‘will be part of our investigation’, said US attorney Kelly Currie (Steffan…

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I wanted every bit of money you could get, said trader accused of Libor fixing

The Times Harry Wilson City Editor Last updated at 12:01AM, May 27 2015 A “greedy” City trader accused of masterminding a huge interest-rate rigging scandal boasted about wanting “every little bit of money you can possibly get”, a court was…

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FCA to make decision on mis-selling redress by summer’s end

Reuters Business News | Wed May 27, 2015 8:20am BST Britain’s financial regulator’s view on how complaints about mis-sold loan insurance are being handled and what action it plans to take will be announced by the end of the summer,…

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